Canterbury construction falling behind

  In a week where residential construction numbers across the country hit a 45 year high, the numbers in Canterbury aren’t showing the same level of growth.   Although the Governments KiwiBuild programme has crashed and burned, the construction sector seems to be picking up the slack, building more houses than we have seen in … Continued

Why do Building Companies go Bust?

  Almost weekly another building company goes into liquidation and hits the news. And these are only the larger companies, generally owing millions to creditors and sub-contractors. What about all the smaller builders and various trades business we don’t hear about?   So why do builders go bust?   Unfortunately, there isn’t one particular reason … Continued